Body found on Elgin street sparking major investigation

Body found on street in Elgin.
Body found on street in Elgin.

A BODY HAS been found in Elgin sparking a major police investigation last night.

Emergency services attended around 9pm in the and immediately cordoned off Southfield Drive before erecting a blue tent close to the Glassgreen Medical Centre.

Ambulance crews were called with a Scottish Ambulance spokesman saying: “We received an emergency call at about 9pm – two local crews attended alongside Police Scotland.”

By 11pm scenes of crime officers arrived and were seen examining the area where the body – believed to be that of a man in his 20s – was found.

A local resident told insideMoray: “The body appeared to have been found outside the Scotmid shop.

“Confirmed forensics are on site and large numbers of police with the area cordoned off.”